Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management

Course information

Course title Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management
Course code UBSCHMAMFT
Postnominal B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.)
Level of qualification First Cycle
National Qualifications Framework level Level 6
Duration 3 Years
Mode of attendance Full-time
Total ECTS credits 180
Coordinator Everaldo Attard
Delivered by Institute of Earth Systems
The Bachelor of Science in Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management is a three-year full-time day course with a total of 180 ECTS (credits). The course includes several areas ranging from the basic rural sciences (cell biology, biochemistry, chemistry, soil, water, microbiology and genetics) to more applied rural sciences (farm animals, crops, biotechnology, herb science, aquaculture and food systems). Other aspects include analytical skills in measurement (physics, mathematics, modelling and data mining/management/processing), Mediterranean agro-ecosystems resource management, policy and regulation (economics, marketing, policies, legislation and environmental stewardship).

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Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Admission to this course is also open to applicants in possession of the Diploma in Agriculture awarded by the University of Malta.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2019.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

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Local/EU/EEA Applicants: No fees apply

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Fee per academic year: Eur 10,800
The Bachelor of Science in Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management will prepare graduates with sound multidisciplinary scientific basis, with the appropriate professional knowledge required to manage and consult on the technical and economic aspects in the field of Mediterranean Agro-ecosystems Management.
- Science students who wish to further their studies in the rural sciences and food systems.

- Students who are in the field of geography and natural sciences.

- Students who wish to understand better the role of legislation and policies within the field of agro-ecosystems management.
Students will be offered a strong curriculum aimed at addressing challenges and opportunities for the Management and Stewardship of Sustainable Agriculture in the Mediterranean region. Graduates would qualify to hold positions in National agencies, such as Ministries, Governmental Departments, Banks, Farmer Co-operatives, Agri-Food Industries and International agencies. Some graduates may wish to pursue further studies locally or abroad, on completion of this course.
Students who wish to participate in an ERASMUS exchange are encouraged to do so preferably during the second semester of the second year of the course or alternatively during the first semester of the third year of the course.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2019/0.

Last Updated: 11 September 2019

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